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HMRC internal manual

Money Laundering Regulations: Compliance

Business sector specific Guidance: Money Service Businesses: What would you expect to see at a Currency Exchange Office?

Currency Exchange Offices can be a main or secondary business activity. When you arrive, you may find that it is:

  • a stand-alone business totally dedicated to currency exchange operating in a high street, or at an airport or train station etc.
  • secondary to a main business activity for example a department store, hotel, travel agent etc
  • in border areas of Northern Ireland a stand alone office which is mainly used by cross border shoppers and workers.